Jul 20, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
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HIST 2510 - History of Epidemics and Society (CZ or HF)


(3) Credit Hours

A survey of the history of epidemics in world history, from the ancient world to the present. The course will explore the ways different epidemic diseases reflected social, political, and cultural aspects of human society; how different knowledge, values, and belief systems shaped human responses to epidemic disease; and how epidemic diseases reshaped human society. Topics may include the plague, smallpox, yellow fever, tuberculosis, malaria, cholera, HIV, Zika forest virus, Ebola, and COVID-19. Lecture 3 hours.
General Education Category: Individual and Global Citizenship or Humanities and Fine Arts



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